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Detroit, Michigan Flag

This city's flag.

Detroit is a city of about 4,000,000 people in Michigan, United States. It is across the Detroit River from Windsor, Ontario.

Hockey in DetroitEdit

TeamsEdit

Major LeagueEdit

  1. Detroit Cougars (NHL, 1926-1930) renamed Falcons
  2. Detroit Falcons (NHL, 1930-1932) renamed Red Wings
  3. Detroit Red Wings (NHL, 1932-Present)

Michigan Stags (WHA, 1974-January 18, 1975) became Baltimore Blades

Minor LeagueEdit

Detroit Greyhounds (American Hockey Association, 1926-1927) withdrew after 6 games

Detroit Olympics (Canadian Professional Hockey League, 1927-1929) join International Hockey League

Detroit Olympics (International Hockey League, 1926-1936) merge with Pittsburgh Shamrocks to form Pittsburgh Hornets in IAHL

Detroit Auto Club (IHL, 1945-1951) folded

Detroit Bright's Goodyears (IHL, 1945-1949) folded

Detroit Metal Mouldings (IHL, 1946-1948) renamed Detroit Jerry Lynch

Detroit Jerry Lynch (IHL, 1948-1949) folded

Detroit Hettche (IHL, 1949-1952) folded

Detroit Vipers (IHL, 1994-2001) folded with league June 4, 2001

Michigan Falcons (Colonial Hockey League, 1991-1992) renamed Detroit Falcons

Detroit Falcons (Colonial Hockey League, 1992-1996) became Port Huron Border Cats

Detroit Gladiators (World_Hockey_Association, 2003) league never plays

“Detroit” (Original Stars Hockey League, 2004-2004) league folded after a couple games

Motor City Mechanics (United Hockey League, 2004-2006) folded

Detroit Dragons (All American Hockey Association, 2008-2009) folded January 5, 2009

Detroit Hitmen (All American Hockey League, 2009-December 17, 2009) became Muskegon based West Michigan Blizzard


SeniorEdit

See International Hockey League teams listed above, in early seasons was considered Senior rather than minor league

Detroit White Stars (Michigan-Ontario League, 1932-1934)

Detroit Haley AC (Michigan-Ontario League, 1932-1933)

Detroit Mundas AC (Michigan-Ontario League, 1933-1934)

Detroit Holzbaugh Ford (Michigan-Ontario League 1933-1941)

Detroit Farm Crest (Michigan-Ontario League, 1934-1935)

Detroit Tool Shop (Michigan-Ontario League, 1935-1936)

Detroit Chevrolet (Michigan-Ontario League, 1935-1936)

Detroit McLean Pontiacs (Michigan-Ontario League, 1937-1940) folded

Detroit Mainsfield Clothes (Michigan-Ontario League, 1941-1942) folded

Detroit Pariscleans (Michigan-Ontario League, 1941-1942) folded

Detroit Teamsters (Ohio State Hockey League, 1947-1948) folded

Detroit (Southwestern Senior A Hockey League, 1997-1998) had played reduced schedule


Major JuniorEdit

Detroit Compuware Ambassadors (OHL, 1990-1992) renamed Jr. Red Wings

Detroit Junior Red Wings (OHL, 1992-1995) renamed Whalers

Detroit Whalers (OHL, 1995-1997) became Plymouth Whalers

JuniorEdit

Detroit Jr. Red Wings

  1. Detroit Jr. Wings (Border Cities Junior B Hockey League, 1958-1964) join Michigan Junior Hockey League
  2. Detroit Olympia (Michigan Junior Hockey League, 1964-1970)
  3. Detroit Jr. Red Wings (SOJAHL, 1970-1975) join Great Lakes Junior Hockey League as Jr. Wings
  4. Detroit Jr. Wings (GLJHL, 1975-1983) take 1 year hiatus, return as Compuware Ambassadors
  5. Detroit Compuware Ambassadors (NAHL, 1984-2003) disbanded

Detroit Jr. Wings (NAHL, 1987-1992) renamed Freeze

Detroit Freeze (NAHL, 1992-1997) became Chicago Freeze

Detroit Belle Tire Lightning (Continental Elite Hockey League, 2001-2003) become Detroit Jr. Motor City Mechanics

Detroit Jr. Motor City Mechanics (Continental Elite Hockey League, 2003-2004)

CollegiateEdit

Wayne State University Warriors (College Hockey America, 2000-2008) dropped hockey program

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